On May 7, 2002, China Northern flight 6136 was enroute from Beijing to Dalian crashed into a bay near Dalian, killing everyone aboard.
In 2007, the airport handled 7,281,084 passengers, and became the busiest airport in Northeast China and the nationwide.
Airlines and destinations
The following airlines have scheduled services to Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport as of February 2007:
*All Nippon Airways
*China Southern Airlines (Sapporo-New Chitose, Fukuoka, Toyama, Hiroshima, Irkutsk
*China Eastern Airlines
*China Southern Airlines
*China United Airlines
*United Eagle Airlines